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Advice on shooting 1st Person POV restaurant scene

I have an upcoming shoot where I will need to capture a restaurant scene in first person point-of-view. It seems pretty straight-forward, but I want to make sure it truly looks like the subject's ...
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Low action Kickstarter video with Nikon DSLR: do I need an external lens?

I'm a complete video novice, who's only ever shot anything with his parent's handicam. I want to make a video for a Kickstarter project, and I want to do a good job. The video will be very simple, ...
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Selectively blur many but not all of the faces in a video

Shooting videos of Ninjutsu events. Top man insists that there are privacy issues as some of the participants don't want their faces to appear in the resulting video. Would really love to be able to ...
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148 views

Is WonderShare's video editor a viable alternative to Camtasia Studio?

I wanted to experiment with creating YouTube video's, but Windows Movie Maker or Apple iMovie just don't cut it. Camtasia Studio looks like something that much more suits my needs, but is a little too ...
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Does file size affect render speed in Sony Vegas?

This is probably a dumb question but bear with me. If my raw video file size is smaller, will that speed up rendering time? Let's say I have a 500 mb video clip, and one that is 250 mb, but the same ...
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How to transcode HLS with multiple audio tracks

I am trying to create an HLS playlist with multiple audio streams. I have the following files: videoHD.mp4 videoSD.mp4 audioEN.mp4 audioFR.mp4 audioIT.mp4 How would I transmux these all together ...
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No audio during footage preview

I'm using AfterEffects CS6 on Windows 7. During footage preview/playback, I never get any audio. I have the Mute Audio option in the Preview panel turned off (audio is not muted). I checked the Edit ...
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How to move a clip aside for possible future use in FCPX?

I'm editing a short movie, and there are clips that I'm considering cutting that I want to keep in place but not necessarily use. How can I deactivate a clip such that it doesn't occupy the storyline, ...
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In fcpx, Can I edit source media in time line and have the changes be reflected in the project?

I'm editing a screen cast in fcpx. I imported the media and made a project with lots of cuts send transitions. Now I need to blur some text so it's not visible on the final version. I opened the ...
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Need ideas for simple closed circuit tv for church overflow room

The Need: In our small church, we have an "overflow" room right across the hall from the main room where the pastor speaks. We're already getting sound into the overflow room separately, but we need ...
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71 views

Motion trail for a layer as it moves

I'm trying to recreate the effect of an error window that duplicates itself as it's dragged along, similar to this: I would like the layer to leave a trace/a copy of itself as I move it around (via ...
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Convert .WMV using FFmpeg

I'd like to use FFmpeg on the Mac Terminal command line to convert a .WMV file. I'm familiar with the syntax: ffmpeg -i /path/OriginalMovieFile.wmv /path/NewMovieFile.??? However, my recent attempt ...
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Canon 5D mk III vs Sony A7s

I have been shooting both video and stills with my canon 7D for the last 6 years and I am looking to upgrade my kit. My initial thought was to get the 5D Mk III and use it with magic lantern to record ...
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fair use of copyrighted footage in language learning context

I am making a language learning website. One of the features I want on the website is a collection of videos that talk about various topics in the taught language, so that the members get to practice ...
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How to sync the dubbed audio to original video?

I have English movie Die hard in English having total length for example 1hour 30minute original time and dubbed movie length 1hour 28minute.how to equalize both audio.apparently it is impossible. how ...
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19 views

How to display a video on different wall sections only?

Here's the thing: We wish to display the same browser window (with 3 html5 canvas), on a wall, however, it needs to be masket only on certain points of that wall. So, in between the wall, there will ...
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Premier Pro CC 2015 Lag Issues!

So updated to the new release this week and after spending a few days getting the damn thing to work with my previous projects and having to uninstall and reinstall my graphics card and enable CUDA ...
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1answer
22 views

Merge a Premiere-Elements project into another project

I want to create reusable video projects and merge them with other projects. For example - create an ending with a copyright notice, a website url, and some more information, and then use that as the ...
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How the Stalker's final scene could be made?

It looks that the girl is moving the glasses just by gazing on them. Is there any idea about the technique behind this scene?
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Do Film Makers Want 4k?

I am looking at upgrading our camera equipment and am trying to work out, to 4k or to not 4k? We need a relatively compact camera in size and weight for our productions specifically. For generic ...
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1answer
25 views

What happens to frames when you speed up a video clip?

There is a 60 FPS video clip, with 1 Second total duration (So it has 60 frames, each 1/60s duration) I make it 2× faster. So it's has a 0.5s total duration. How about frames? How many frames are ...
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9 views

Speeding up workflow for creating subtitles

I'm creating a series of videos that have subtitles that appear one word at a time. My workflow gets me through about 1 minute of subtitles every 45 minutes, and I feel like there could be a faster ...
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46 views

Remove audio from video annotation in ActivePresenter

I've been creating screencasts lately (cut with real footage) with ActivePresenter. ActivePresenter allows one to add "annotations" and they can be in various formats including both audio and video ...
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Pasting attributes in FCPX- succeeds, but does not list pasted attributes for new clip?

When I paste attributes (color correction), it has the desired effect, but then when I click on the clip I pasted to, the inspector does not show that the attribute has been pasted. For example, I ...
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45 views

Is there any method to create an audio visualizer as seen in video below

So I've been looking for a certain effect to add to videos for my channel, and in doing so I can safely say that the internet is filled with useless and endless templates for simple audio ...
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1answer
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Can you read video files off a HyperDeck Studio Pro 2?

Is there a way to connect a Hyperdeck Studio Pro 2 directly to a computer, and edit the video files directly? It has a Thunderbolt connection, but it says that it's for "capture of video and audio" ...
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Weird zooming in Premiere Pro preview-window

After a hard time getting my Premiere Pro CC to work correctly, I stumbled upon a new problem. In the image below, you can see how the frame is about 200% zoomed in the preview window, and normal in ...
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30 views

What are these black tapes in green screening?

In some 'making of' green screening videos, I saw these black tapes on the actors. What are these for?
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How can I set the first frame of a video to an I-frame and the rest to P-frames (preferably with ffmpeg)?

I'd like to try to do some datamoshing like this tutorial. But I'd like to be able to do it programatically, so instead of vdub and avidemux, I'd like to figure out how to do as many parts of this ...
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2answers
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How to save the phone rotation into a video?

I recorded a video from an android phone and turned it from portrait to landscape within the first 5 seconds. I noticed if I play the video in Windows Media Player - it shows up portrait then turns ...
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4answers
360 views

How do I animate an image based on relative position in after effects?

When I add text to an after effects project there's an "animate" triangle I can click which lets me animate the position of the text from 0.0, 0.0. This is great because if I duplicate that layer and ...
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651 views

Handling Frame Rate for Movies with Slow Motion

I know that 24fps is the standard rate for movies. Presumably, if I want to shoot for a movie I should shoot at 24fps, however if I want to add slow motion effects in the movie I know that I need to ...
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Accurately recording exhaust sound

I have a ZOOM H5, and have attempted to record exhaust noise of several sports cars (from inside the car in motion) however I always end up with mostly a basey drone which sounds nothing like it ...
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1answer
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Video production client contract

I currently work as a web developer, but have recently set up a small production company on the side. I've secured my first project and sourced a crew. Before the project begins, I need to create a ...
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1answer
85 views

How to do video streaming with a canon EOS M?

What software is needed to do video capture from a Canon EOS M? How can I use the Canon EOS M as a Webcam? Thank you,
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1answer
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VirtualDub Deshaker Error

So I'm trying to run Deshaker on some video straight from a Canon 60D in MOV format. I followed the steps in this video to enable MOV support in VirtualDub. Sems to work well, but I keep getting this ...
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1answer
31 views

Preset/macro for complicated nested effect

I have a few animations that I need to do with some frequency, the steps are as follows: Generate the image from an external program from a template. Add the image to the second nest in a ...
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167 views

Free video editing software

I'm looking for a free video editing application that works on windows that must have the following requirements: Must be able to take segments (cuts) of videos and add them together. Remove audio ...
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1answer
31 views

ffmpeg stream options for mp3, cover art of mp4

I have potentially millions of HLS streaming videos to create from cover art and mp3s. Obviously, I'd like to keep the resulting bandwidth to a minimum. I tried various ffmpeg flags specifically ...
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1answer
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Can FCPX work with vector graphics?

I've tried to import .eps and .ai files unsuccessfully. Are there any vector formats supported by FCPX?
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1answer
18 views

After Effects - output formats

Why do I only have these formats in my output? Where's Windows Media Format?
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1answer
31 views

How 2D to 3D conversion is performed?

The Oscar winning movie Titanic which was picturized in 2D format and released in 1997 . It was again released in 3D format in 2012. But I wonder that how 2D to 3D conversion of movie frames is ...
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1answer
29 views

If I have the music track and a music+vocals track, is it possible to seperate the vocals?

I have two audio tracks, one contains vocals and has background instrumental music. I also have a second audio track which contains just the straight background music. I would like to know (if it is ...
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1answer
24 views

Lighting for “no-shadow” effect

I'm really impressed by this video. How to produce this no-shadow effect? How many lights do you think are required? What kind of light? Would some classical bulbs that I have at home work?
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1answer
41 views

How to paint on video?

Is there a specific name for this technique? so I can search for tutorials about it.
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1answer
1k views

Premiere 6 - how to add black between clips in a sequence automatically

We have regular fulfilment jobs for clients which require us to insert a few seconds of black between each clip in a contiguous file. It's not a great deal of effort to do it once or twice but when ...
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GoPro looping settings

I'm using my GoPro Hero3 White as a dashcam. Setting it to overwrite files, I encountered 2 strange things: 5min settings give me 1min files, and 20min settings give 5min files. The counter stops at ...
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1answer
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Working with Premiere and After Effects

I am doing a video project now where one of my goals is to learn proper video editing. I will make some effects in After Effects, but will doing the cut in Premiere. I know these softwares will be a ...
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1answer
29 views

How are video and audio streams placed in 'container' files and what interrelations do they have?

So far I have been guessing my way through the types of audio/video streams and getting them mixed up with containers. For example, I have had a friend tell me that a video file which won't play on my ...
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1answer
82 views

color correction in fcpx

I am a long time photographer and have been doing more video work over the past few years. One constant source of angst when I need to correct the coloring of the video clips in FCPx. With ...

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